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Action begets reaction in foreign policy as in physics, and action unconsidered for its possible consequences has been responsible for many results for which statesmen are eventually sorry, as are multitudes who pay the price.
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A war using even a small percentage of the world's nuclear weapons threatens the lives of two billion people, a new report warns.
On Tuesday, as he made " his re-election bid official " by opening his campaign account and turning-in paperwork to seek a second term in office, Gov. Rick Scott hinted that he no longer supported expanding the state's Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act to cover low-income Floridians.
At the behest of the U.S. National Security Agency, Canada engaged in global spying operations, including setting up spy posts, CBC News reports .
According to a Field Poll , which for decades has been tracking Golden State residents' opinions of marijuana, 55 percent of respondents have indicated clear support for legalization.
I was getting some sun , the only other person there was a college aged woman , a young man kept popping up atop the cliff overlooking the cove , he kept popping up looking at her and then going , it happened over and over , 75 - 100 feet away from her , he reminded me of a cat stalking a bird , I don't know what was in his mind , I didn't know if ... (more)
More than a dozen officers at the nation's largest sheriff's department were indicted Monday for allegedly widespread abuse of inmates at Los Angeles County jails.
First there is this "Questionnaires" page on his campaign website, in which Cutler attempts to make his case with Maine voters after failing to garner endorsements from three groups by sharing the actual submitted documents as Scribd documents: The Sierra Club , MSEA/SEIU and Maine AFL/CIO .
A judge ruled Friday that a Colorado-based bakery shop owner cannot refuse to sell a wedding cake to a same-sex couple celebrating their marriage because of his "religious freedom."
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The leader of a prominent advocacy group for domestic violence victims sharply criticized the recent conduct of George Zimmerman's attorney, Jayne Weintraub, and expressed concern for the safety of the alleged victim.
The third quarter of 2013 was another big one for the U.S. solar industry. 930 megawatts of solar photovoltaics were installed across the country - the second largest quarter in the industry's history - and it was the largest quarter ever for residential PV installations.
Twenty-four employees at a New York City Domino's chain say they were fired when they complained to company management that they were receiving far below minimum wage as tipped servers.
There was a big dust-up in the Democratic Party last week, triggered by a somewhat incoherent op-ed in the Wall Street Journal from the leaders of a Wall Street-funded "think tank"/lobbying group called Third Way.
After compiling a reed-thin record of achievement for 2013 , the House and Senate began their final week of the year together in Washington on the verge of breakthroughs on a new defense policy bill and budget agreement, deals that could permit lawmakers to boast of modest year-end successes and enjoy their first extended Christmas break since at ... (more)
Fast Food workers walked off their jobs in over 100 cities on Thursday , demanding a living wage.
North Carolina is expected to host one of the nation's toughest U.S. Senate races next year.